Things to Do in Rugby, Warwickshire


Rugby Town in Warwickshire

Rugby Town in Warwickshire

If you are thinking about travelling to the beautiful United Kingdom, you should definitely think about visiting Rugby. Present in the city of Warwickshire, Rugby is basically a market town that can be found near to the river named Avon. The total residents of this market town go up to the digit, sixty one thousand which makes Rugby the second largest town, of the county. Warwickshire lies between two towns named Leicestershire and Northamptonshire and is famous due to the fact that the sport rugby originated from it.

It was in the year 1823, that the rugby game was invented and the credit for its invention goes to William Webb Ellis who created this game, after breaking quite a few rules of professional football. This game was invented by William while he was playing at Rugby school, perhaps one of the oldest public schools with massive repute and name, making it a significant landmark of the area. Tourists who visit Rugby always incorporate a trip to the famous Rugby school. A few of the nearby cities where tourists love to go to include Birmingham and Coventry, two of UK’s most famous cities.

If you are thinking about visiting Rugby, you should also include a visit to the Rugby School Museum and the Rugby Football Museum that contains numerous visual and audio displays and rugby balls and historical artifacts as well. Other places to keep in mind include the Oxford Canal, Coton House which is a famous conference centre, Brandon Marsh, Draycote Water which is a natural reserve and reservoir, Ryton Organic Gardens, Stanford Hall, Dunchurch and the Coombe Country Park. You should add all of these famous landmarks to your list of places to visit and make sure that you view all of these top tourist attractions to enjoy your trip thoroughly.

2 thoughts on “Things to Do in Rugby, Warwickshire

  1. […] Rugby in Warwickshire is the birthplace of the Rugby sport. It is also where the famous Rugby School is located. If you’re visiting Rugby, here are some of our recommended hotels: […]

  2. Rugby is a great place full of history. When you go there you should also consider going to Northampton another town nearby that has loads of historic buildings.

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